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Political Pigpin
« on: November 06, 2006, 07:19:38 pm »
I decided to stop posting political stories and links in the normal links topic, since not everyone wants to read the stuff.

So to start things off, here's a link to that Hacking Democracy documentary that aired on HBO the other day, which is apparently available on Google Video as of the moment.  This is the one which Diebold didn't want to air cause it makes them look bad.  And with good reason..!  I thought it was excellent, showing the state of electronic voting systems and giving info about the last couple of elections which I hadn't even heard.  I'm not sure if one would considered it biased at all, but even if one considered the election discussion aspects as being so, the factual info about Diebold and the machines which is the constant theme of the thing is non-partisan enough to still be interesting to anyone I'd think.  It's an hour and twenty minutes, mind you.

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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2006, 12:10:09 pm »

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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2006, 06:46:06 pm »
Anyone vote today?
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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2006, 07:17:35 pm »
Not today, but at the early voting.  I'm also curious who else voted..!

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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2006, 12:53:10 am »
I voted, but since I didn't give a darn about most of the stuff brought up, I now fear for democracy.
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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2006, 01:04:50 am »
So the confirmed votererers so far are Yutz, Mage, and myself.

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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2006, 01:58:48 am »
And me. I forgot to mention I voted.
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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2006, 03:01:52 am »
I have in election s    past, but I'm too ass deep in school to know or care this time around.
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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2006, 03:26:47 am »
Theres a few things that I felt I had to vote on. Even if they pass I can at least say I voted. Next i'll be waiting for jury duty. Every time I vote I get called in.
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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2006, 06:36:32 am »
I thought I registered to vote earlier, but it turns out I didn't, and I have to register at least a month before voting, so I guess I'm out on this one.

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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2006, 10:25:28 am »
Theres a few things that I felt I had to vote on. Even if they pass I can at least say I voted. Next i'll be waiting for jury duty. Every time I vote I get called in.

Actually, from what I hear, the jury duty and voting connection is mostly a myth.  Most states supposedly pool jury candidates from various sources, including and especially drivers licenses.  Tennessee in particular seems to only use the drivers license database for such a thing.

I thought I registered to vote earlier, but it turns out I didn't, and I have to register at least a month before voting, so I guess I'm out on this one.

This happened to my younger brother at the 2004 election.  He ended up being short by about two weeks in getting his card.  He went over there anyway and had'em check the list just in case, though.

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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2006, 11:03:01 am »
I would have voted if my dad could/would find/found/findered my voter card.
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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #13 on: November 08, 2006, 01:12:52 pm »
Many places let you go in as long as you had a photo ID.

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Re: Political Pigpin
« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2006, 03:17:06 pm »
I haves Voted, and Voted Democrat, and they swept the board in my area. SCREW YOU REPUBLIC!
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